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Esso Raleigh (II)
A "Look A Like" T2-Tanker

See also : Launch of the "Esso Raleigh (II)"

Tugs taking the second "Esso Raleigh" in charge just after the ship was launched at Chester, Pa.,
September 22, 1942 .
 
"Esso Raleigh (II)", during war time in 1944.
"Esso Raleigh", just after the war, in her normal colours and still with canon-platforms.
 
"San Juan", ex. "Esso Raleigh (II)".
( Photo copyright Airfoto Malacca )
 
"San Juan", ex. "Esso Raleigh (II)".
( Photo copyright Airfoto Malacca )
 
"San Juan", ex. "Esso Raleigh (II)", 1978.

The Miramar Ship Index for "ESSO RALEIGH"
IDNo:
5310034
Year:
1942
Name:
ESSO RALEIGH
Keel:
Type:
Tanker
Launch Date:
22.09.1942
Flag:
USA
Date of completion:
12.1942

Tons:
9955
Link :
-
DWT:
Yard No:
237
Length overall:
Ship Design:
LPP:
Country of build:
USA
Beam:
Builder:
Sun
Material of build:
Location of yard:
Chester, Pa
Number of screws/Mchy/Speed(kn):

Subsequent History:
[ 1962 converted to containership with new midbody, Lg & widened 191.2/185.1 x 23.8m, 16395gt/15770dw] -
1962 SAN JUAN

Disposal Data:
Scrapped at Japan 1978 ( midbody used in building SEA-LAND PACER 17618/78 )

Sisterships are "Esso New Orleans (II)", Esso Albany (II) and "Esso Trenton (II).

History:
ON  
LR/IMO
ID  
Year built
Name  
Tons  
Change  
Main Owner
242653
2242653
1942
ESSO RALEIGH
9955
Standard Oil Co., NJ.
242653
2242653
1942
SAN JUAN
16395
1962
Sea-Land Service